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Closing down a field season and "checking out" of McMurdo is a multi-day, orchestrated...

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Hi Lucy, we get this question from time to time and it is a good one. The plane is on a very special and important mission, filled with lots of sophisticated instruments designed and built by some of...
Hi Eli! The plane was actually pretty darn comfy! It was kept reasonably warm and the seats were wide. It is an older plane, but the seats were pretty comfy. The hardest part was not moving much so...
Hi Elle! GREAT question! The data takes a little while to get to the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, CO, where it them becomes public data for ANYONE to use. We will take a look at some...

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18 November 2016
Copy of online article from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on Operation IceBridge. NASA’s airborne survey of changes in polar ice, is closing in on the end of its eighth consecutive Antarctic deployment, and will likely tie its 2012 campaign record for the most research flights carried out during...